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Marion Giants Earn Hall of Fame Honors

The Grant County Sports Hall of Fame announced its’ newest members and four of them are former Marion Giants, including three basketball greats. Vonda Cawthorn, Bob Chapman, Jay Edwards and Pat Klein will be honored at a banquet on April 12 at 1:00 pm.  The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at the […]

Giants Display Depth in Scrimmage

Article written by Matt Wilson, Chronicle-Tribune   The Marion boys’ basketball team showed it was going to have some depth this year during Wednesday’s controlled scrimmage against Indianapolis Tindley at the Grant County YMCA. The Giants dressed 10 players and all of them scored in the scrimmage, which was comprised of four 15-minute quarters with […]

GIANTS FANS: You don’t want to miss this special opening night!

The opening night of the Giants’ 2014-15 basketball season is almost here, and the evening promises to be a special one for Giants fans. The Giants will take on Elwood, with a 6:30 p.m. JV start time, 8 p.m. varsity. But fans in attendance at the game will get a whole new view of Giants […]

YMCA to Host Boys Basketball Scrimmage

On Wednesday, November 19 the Marion Giants will play a boys basketball scrimmage at the STAR Financial YMCA Coliseum.  Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 pm against Indianapolis Tindley. The game commemorates the beginnings of the storied history of the 7-time IHSAA State Champion Marion Giants.  The Coliseum was the home of the Giants from 1928 […]

Media Day Scheduled for Thursday

The media day for winter sports at Marion HS will be on Thursday, November 13 starting at 4:00 pm.  Student-athletes should be wearing their team uniform and be ready for pictures after school.  Practices will begin after pictures are completed.  The order for media day pictures is as follows: 1. Pep Band 2. Dance Team […]

Blackmon and Hoosiers Play Exhibition Tonight

Former Marion Giant and McDonald’s All-American, James Blackmon, Jr. will play in his final exhibition game tonight before his freshman season officially begins on Friday, November 14th.  In the Indiana Hoosiers’ first exhibition game, Blackmon, Jr. led I.U. with 26 points on 7/11 shooting from the field and was a perfect 10/10 from the Free […]

Boys Basketball Adds Another Home Game

The Zionsville game originally scheduled for December 23rd at the Indiana State Fairgrounds has been moved to the Bill Green Arena on December 13.  JV game time is scheduled for 6:30 with varsity set to tip-off around 8:00pm. Zionsville is led by 7’0 Darrick Smits, who is the son of former Indiana Pacer All-Star Ric […]

Alec Turner Opens College Career in Indiana

Former Marion Giant, Alec Turner, will begin his college career Friday night back in the Hoosier state when he plays at Grace College in Winona Lake, IN.  After starting in the backcourt and serving as co-captain with James Blackmon, Jr., Alec is now a freshman player for Concordia University located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Concordia […]

Basketball Season Tickets On-Sale in Auditorium

Boys basketball season tickets will be available on Monday, Nov. 3. Returning season-ticket holders get first priority on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Starting Thursday, season tickets will be available to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Walton Performing Arts Center box office on the campus of Marion High School. The office will be […]

Booster Club Membership Drive

The Marion Giant Athletic Booster Club membership drive is now underway.   This is a great way to support the student-athletes and teams that represent Marion.  Marion has a rich and proud tradition of excellence on and off the playing fields.  The MGAB’s financial contributions have made Giant impacts on all 20 of Marion’s sports and […]